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Cassar, Father (Publius) Archive

Reverend Father Publius Cassar was a Catholic priest in Halifax, North Queensland. He was particularly interested in the history of the local region. He wrote historical papers and collected a quantity of primary and secondary source records, including photographs. This archive consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and slides of the crash of US Liberator B-24 aircraft on Hinchinbrook Island in 1942.

Archive Location: 102R


Detailed Listing

FCP/CORR/1 1973-1980 correspondence relating to the crash of U.S. Liberator B-24 aircraft on Hinchinbrook Island in 1942 ('Texas Terror') and efforts to build a memorial

FCP/PUB/1 Newspaper clippings on the search for information on the crash

FCP/PUB/2 Photographs and slides of the crashed plane